Proposal to add standardized variation sequences for chess notation
Kent Karlsson via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Wed Apr 12 04:16:10 CDT 2017
Den 2017-04-12 06:12, skrev "Garth Wallace" <gwalla at gmail.com>:
> Shogi diagrams are uncheckered (as Shogi boards are), with grid-lines to
> separate the spaces; traditionally, chess diagrams use the contrast of dark
> and light squares to distinguish spaces with no grid lines. They may, but do
> not have to, have dots at some intersections (these mark starting and
> promotion zones). Graphical diagrams may show images of pieces (pentagonal,
> with names written in kanji), but typeset diagrams use abbreviations of the
> piece names as CJK ideographs or kana: e.g. the gold general is 金, and the
> promoted pawn is と. Instead of "black" and "white", the pieces belonging to
> the sente player are displayed upright and those belonging to the gote player
> are rotated 180°. Any proposal for Shogi would have to deal with that.
Unicode has (only) these for Shogi pieces:
2616;WHITE SHOGI PIECE;So;0;ON;;;;;N;;;;;
2617;BLACK SHOGI PIECE;So;0;ON;;;;;N;;;;;
26C9;TURNED WHITE SHOGI PIECE;So;0;ON;;;;;N;;;;;
26CA;TURNED BLACK SHOGI PIECE;So;0;ON;;;;;N;;;;;
Which seems insufficient...
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